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I. Attention Getter: Last weekend I was working at a local soccer tournament where I was in charge of selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a round trip for two to Madrid, Spain for a four night five day trip. During my long three days working for this raffle booth I noticed that no one really bothered to listen or even consider to buy raffle tickets. As curious as I was to why people weren’t buying I decided to ask one of the parents spectating their son’s game. I asked “how come you wouldn't consider buying a raffle to win a free trip?” The parent responded back saying “the odds of winning say that it is 1 to 45 but we don't really trust that odds, you guys can be lying for all we know.” Although our raffle’s odds were accurate, many

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